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Doctor insights on: Does Smoking Cigarettes Make You Have To Urinate More Often

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Does smoking cigarettes make you have to urinate more often?

Does smoking cigarettes make you have to urinate more often?

Unlikely: Smoking cigarettes is a risk factor for bladder cancer. It should not make you urinate more often. However, the breakdown products of smoking can cause bladder irritability and possibly cause urinary symptoms although this is not common. ...Read more

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Urine (Definition)

Urine is the product of the kidneys, which is produced to eliminate the waste products of metabolism, manage body fluid balance, &maintain acid-base balance. The blood is first filtered by the kidneys, and the composition of the resulting fluid is then altered depending on the body's needs. It is composed of mostly water, and breakdown products from blood cells impart ...Read more


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When after you quit smoking cigarettes will it show up in blood or urine test?

When after you quit smoking cigarettes will it show up in blood or urine test?

Very Variable: If you quit smoking, your tissues can quickly recover from the damage especially if you have been eating foods with lots of antioxidants like red, orange, yellow fruits and same color plus green leafy vegetables...So the cancer cells may not develop at all unless you have a strong family history of cancer and your immunity has been severely compromised. ...Read more

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I stopped smoking cigarettes about 2-3 weeks ago, I did a urine drug test with Quest Diagnostics will my urine test positive for nicotine/ cotinine?

I stopped smoking cigarettes about 2-3 weeks ago, I did a urine drug test with Quest Diagnostics will my urine test positive for nicotine/ cotinine?

Urine nicotine: Data show that urine can still test positive for 10 to 15 days, and even 20 days in some. Urine can test positive for 20-25 days for cotinine. ...Read more

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I quit smoking cigarettes 26 days ago will I pass a nicotine test in urine and swabbing of my mouth?

I quit smoking cigarettes 26 days ago will I pass a nicotine test in urine and swabbing of my mouth?

No nicotine: If you did not take any nicotine, either by smoking, chewing, gum or patches, you should pass the test. For good health - Have a diet rich in fresh vegetables, fruits, whole grains, milk and milk products, nuts, beans, legumes, lentils and small amounts of lean meats. Avoid saturated fats. Exercise at least 150 minutes/week and increase the intensity of exercise gradually. Do not use tobacco, alcohol, weed or street drugs in any form. Practice safe sex. ...Read more

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Can smoking cigarettes affect the way you look?

Can smoking cigarettes affect the way you look?

Yes it can: Yes it can 1 can age your appearance 2affect your skin in form of wrinkles 3it uses up vitc that is needed for healthy skin. 4lines, wrinkles, sunken cheeks and somewhat pigmented appearance 5discoloration of teeth&causes gum disease and may cause loss of teeth and affect your smile and appearance and breath 6discoloration of nails by smoking 7odor of smoke on the clothes and breath 8copd effects. ...Read more

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Can you tell me about the point of smoking cigarettes?

Can you tell me about the point of smoking cigarettes?

Good question: But what is the point of using any mood-altering drug. Altering mood, obviously. People initiate smoking because its "cool, " hip and with-it, and sometimes to be oppositional to parents and fit in with the crowed. However, people keep smoking because they are addicted to nicotine, which is both a CNS stimulant and a muscle relaxant and helps concentration. Withdrawal causes irritability etc. ...Read more

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What are the results of smoking cigarettes for seven years?

Depends: Most often its a lifelong addiction, but if you put your mind to it, you can stop before you have really had a chance to do some serious, irreversible damage. ...Read more

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Urination (Definition)

The act of passing your ...Read more